Palm Beach Atlantic University

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October 25, 2014

A faculty member leads class in Palm Beach Atlantic University's DeSantis Family Chapel located on main campus in West Palm Beach, Florida.
 

PBA At A Glance

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian university founded in 1968.

Main Campus Location:  West Palm Beach, Florida

 
Enrollment (Fall 2014)

Faculty

  • Undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 13 to 1
  • Average class size: 18
  • 89 percent of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 80 percent of full-time teaching faculty hold the highest degree in their field
  • 163 full-time faculty
  • 0 teaching assistants

 

Students chat in between classes on Palm Beach Atlantic University's main campus in West Palm Beach, Florida.
 

West Palm Beach Academic Programs

  • 48 undergraduate majors
  • Evening undergraduate degree programs in ministry, organizational management and psychology (on campus and online)
  • Graduate and professional degree programs in business administration, counseling (specializations in addiction counseling; marriage, couples and family counseling; mental health counseling, school guidance counseling and general studies [non licensure]), divinity, leadership (on campus and online) and pharmacy
  • Degrees offered: A.A., B.A., BGS, B.S., B.Mus., BSN, D.N.P., M.S., M.B.A., M. Div., Pharm.D.,Pharm.D./M.B.A.
  • 204,000+ library volumes (books and audiovisual material) 
  • International study available in Austria, Belgium, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Asia, Spain, Uganda and the United Kingdom.
     

Orlando Academic Programs

  • Evening undergraduate degree programs in ministry, organizational management and psychology (on campus and online)
  • Master’s degree programs in counseling (specialization in marriage, couple and family counseling; mental health counseling and school guidance counseling) and leadership

 

Wellington Academic Programs

  • Evening undergraduate degree programs in ministry (on campus and online) and organizational management (on campus and online)
  • Master’s degree program in leadership

 

Technology

  • Wireless access in all residence hall rooms
  • Computer labs in classroom buildings, residence halls and library
  • State-of-the-art computer labs on Wellington and Orlando campuses
  • Sailfish TV campus cable system and digital signage network

 

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Sailfish men's basketball team is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA). Pictured is a home game at the Greene Athletic Complex on main campus. They are exciting, fun-filled events.
 

Activities

  • Member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, Sunshine State Conference (provisional), National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)
  • 12 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports
  • Vibrant intramural program
  • 70+ student music, theatre and dance performances annually
  • Student newspaper (The Beacon)
  • Opportunities for involvement and leadership in 60+ social, professional and religious clubs and organizations

 

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
888-GO-TO-PBA 888-468-6722